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Truex in tight NASCAR chase for start of round of 8 in Texas

Oct. 16, 2021 10:39 AM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. remembers the hours of boredom watching television and the rain in Texas, then coming so close to another championship chance when that playoff race last fall finally ended three days after it began. The forecast is much better...

Game day future: 3D replays, gambling, no parking lots

Oct. 16, 2021 10:11 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — As the world stood still for extended stretches during the first 18 months of the coronavirus pandemic, so did the stadiums, arenas and ballparks where screams and cheers (and boos) from thousands of sports spectators once echoed in collective euphoria. ...

New skyscraper lab will test elevators high above Atlanta

Oct. 16, 2021 08:58 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — One of the world’s largest elevator towers will soon be opened to test elevators of the future as well as current ones high above the Atlanta suburbs. TK Elevators' 420-foot (128 meters) tower is set to become fully operational early next year, company...

No. 9 Oregon holds off tenacious California 24-17

Oct. 16, 2021 03:29 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Quarterback Anthony Brown shut out the noise to lead Oregon to a fourth-quarter comeback, then let the defense seal a victory over California. Brown scored on an 11-yard keeper with 4:50 left and the ninth-ranked Ducks held off surprisingly...

Japanese figure skaters win Olympic test event in Beijing

Oct. 16, 2021 02:53 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Japan’s Yuma Kagiyama and Mai Mihara have won the men's and women's singles titles at the Asia Open figure skating event. The 18-year-old world silver medalist Kagiyama scored 179.98 in the free skate for a 277.78 total in the 2022 Beijing Olympics test...

Foligno's late goal gives Wild 2-1 win over Ducks

Oct. 16, 2021 02:07 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Foligno scored with 7.2 seconds remaining in regulation to give the Minnesota Wild a 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. Foligno beat Anthony Stolarz between his legs from the slot off a rebound to give the Wild a win in their...

Correa's time: Late HR helps Astros top Bosox in ALCS opener

Oct. 16, 2021 01:35 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa paused a few seconds at the plate and tapped the spot on his wrist where a watch would be. “It’s my time!” the Houston Astros star screamed. That it is. And if his time with the Astros runs out...

Upsets send Fritz, Basilashvili to semis at Indian Wells

Oct. 16, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Taylor Fritz beat No. 3 seed Alexander Zverev 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Friday to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open in front of a hometown crowd, scoring the biggest win of his young career. Fritz rallied from a 5-2 deficit in the third...

Hughes scores 2, lifts Devils past Blackhawks in OT

Oct. 15, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Not only did defenseman Dougie Hamilton pay instant dividends for the New Jersey Devils, Jack Hughes had a game worthy of a No. 1 overall pick. Hughes scored his second goal of the game less than a minute into overtime, the high-priced Hamilton...

Canucks score twice in shootout, beat Flyers 5-4

Oct. 15, 2021 23:05 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With a raucous Philly crowd against them, and a third-period collapse still raw, the Vancouver Canucks pulled themselves together and believed the best was still ahead. “It’s a rocking building, we’re on the road, anything could happen,”...